Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Senna occidentalis | Milicia excelsa | Lophira alata

Scientific classification of Senna occidentalis
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Angiospermae
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Cassieae
Subtribe: Cassiinae
Genus: Senna
Botanical Name: Senna occidentalis
Common Name: Uri-Oka
Useful part: Leaves
Medicinal uses : Leaves extract used for cure of malaria and also crushed leaves used for eczema.
Senna occidentalis image

Scientific classification of Milicia excelsa
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Urticales
Family: Moraceae
Genus: Milicia
Species: M. excelsa
Botanical Name: Milicia excelas
Comon Name: Uko
Useful part: Roots & leaves
Medicinal uses: Decoction of leaves or roots cure stomach aches.

Scientific classification of Lophira alata
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Ochnaceae
Genus: Lophira
Species: L. alata
Botanical Name: Lophira alata
Common Name: Ugiri Nwautobo
Useful part: Leaves
Medicinal uses: Paste of the leaves with potash and local gin used for fast healing of wounds.

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